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This article is about the current AM 1090 at Bellville. For other stations with this callsign, see KULF (disambiguation).
City of license Bellville, Texas
Broadcast area Victoria, Texas
Frequency 1090 kHz
First air date November 19, 1974 (1974-11-19) (license)
Format Spanish
Power 1,000 watts day only
Class D
Facility ID 48653
Transmitter coordinates 29°56′50.00″N 96°15′54.00″W / 29.9472222°N 96.2650000°W / 29.9472222; -96.2650000Coordinates: 29°56′50.00″N 96°15′54.00″W / 29.9472222°N 96.2650000°W / 29.9472222; -96.2650000
Former callsigns KBAL (November 20–December 14, 2009)
KNUZ (AM) (1997–2009)
KFRD (1993–1997)
KACO (1974–1993)
Owner Jerome Friemel
(JLF Communications, LLC)

KULF (1090 kHz) is an AM daytimer radio station based in Bellville, Texas broadcasting a Spanish music format known as "Radio Luz".[1] Licensed to Bellville, Texas, USA, in the Victoria, Texas area. The station is currently owned by Jerome Friemel, through licensee JLF Communications, LLC.[2]

The station operates on a Class D daytime license on 1090 kHz. Because KULF shares the same frequency as clear-channel station station KAAY in Little Rock, Arkansas, it broadcasts only during the daytime hours. KULF currently holds a construction permit to move their broadcasts to Katy, Texas.

As KNUZ, the station simulcasted KULF (FM) 94.1 out of Brenham. The station's former KNUZ call letters were originally assigned to the Houston station on AM 1230 now known as KQUE, and are now used for 106.1 at San Saba, Texas.

In December 2009, the station was sold by Roy E. Henderson to JHT Ventures, Inc., 100% controlled by Janice Hollan. JHT sold KULF to Jerome Friemel's JLF Communications, LLC at a purchase price of $10,000; the transaction was consummated on January 29, 2013.


  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Summer 2009. Retrieved 2010-02-13. 
  2. ^ "KULF Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved 2010-02-13. 

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